Musette Oboe

Description (Brief):

This musette was made by Martin Frères in Paris, France, 1883 and sold by the J. Howard Foote Company in New York and Chicago. It is a musette made of boxwood with ivory ferrules. This instrument is stamped:

Description (Brief)

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Description (Brief)

John Howard Foote (1833-1896) was a musical instrument dealer with shops in New York City and Chicago. This musette (#5410) listed in an 1880 J. Howard Foote catalog, sold for $3.00.

Date Made: 1883

Maker: Martin Freres

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.072845Accession Number: 12809Catalog Number: 72845

Object Name: oboe

Physical Description: boxwood (overall material)ivory (overall material)Measurements: overall: 37 cm; 14 9/16 inoverall: 14 9/16 in x 1 9/16 in; 36.98875 cm x 3.96875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-1582-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1069324

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